Criminal Investigations

Criminal Investigations

The Criminal Investigations Division is supervised by a Division Commander, who reports directly to the Chief of Police. One Lieutenant and three Sergeants report to the Division Commander. The Investigative Lieutenant is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the division. The Investigative Lieutenant reviews all incident reports that are reported to the police department and assigns them to criminal investigators, patrol officers, and traffic officers based on solvability factors. The Investigative Lieutenant also serves as the liaison between the Rocky Mount Police Department and North Carolina 7th Prosecutorial District. Contact: 252-972-1450.

Crimes Against Persons Section

The Crimes Against Persons Section consists of the Major Case Unit and the Family Services Unit. The Crimes Against Persons Unit is responsible for investigating crimes such as homicides, rapes, robberies, and aggravated assaults. The Family Services Unit is responsible for investigating crimes involving juveniles, missing persons and domestic-violence related offenses. The Major Case Unit is also responsible for Cold Case investigations, which focuses on unsolved homicides, suspicious death cases and unsolved missing person cases with suspicious circumstances. Contact: 252-972-1456.

Property Crimes Section

The Property Crimes Section consists of the Property Crimes Unit and Financial Crimes Unit. The Property Crimes Unit is responsible for investigating burglaries, motor vehicle thefts, motor vehicle burglaries, high dollar larcenies and other misdemeanor crimes. The Financial Crimes Unit is responsible for investigating white collar crimes, financial crimes, and fraud related crimes. Contact: 252-972-1464.